According to the National Disaster Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), 7 died following the 6.8 M earthquake in Davao del Sur Province, Mindanao on 15 December.
48 people are injured, 9,565 are housed in 13 temporary evacuation centres and 9,755 have been affected. At least 55 public buildings, 11 schools and 14 bridges have been damaged.
There have been as many as 556 aftershocks, 55 of which were felt by the local population.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued a severe flood advisory for south-east Mindanao (including Davao del Sur Province), with rain and thunderstorms expected over the next 24 hours.